Slate tablet with patterns in relief and Arabic writing

Dark gray stone ornament in shape of prism. Islamic

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Medium
Slate
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11.5 x 5.7 x 1 cm (4 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Ernst Herzfeld
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-S-70
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Tablet

Keywords
Iran, writing
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Dark gray stone ornament in shape of prism. Islamic

Inscription(s)

1. (M.Miller 11/11/95) The following information cited on storage card, SC-S-70:

Slate tablet . . . Arabic writing (possibly worker's signature) on one side.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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